Movie Topics,Guidelines & Rubrics

All Movies will be graded by the RUBRIC (200 pts)

All RUBRICS HERE

Tiny Handouts HERE

storyboard example

storyboard template

 STORYBOARD

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Infomercial/Commercial EXAMPLE

Infomercial/ Commercial RUBRIC PDF File

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Infomercial:

Introduce an item to the world. Show how important product is. Show how it is used. Give its price and the way to order product. Use green screen for authenticity. 30 seconds- 1 minute in length

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Commercial: You can make up a commercial for a product or re-enact a commercial. If you re-enact a commercial, either write out on a Google Document the WORDS to the commercial or when you film have someones Chromebook open to the commercial so you can hear it.

You can also mute your commercial when editing and put in the SOUND of the commercial and do a VOICEOVER- download from youtube using https://ytmp3.cc/

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Real Interview Example

Real Interview Rubric Google Doc

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Real Interview

Who are you interviewing? Have your questions WRITTEN OUT On a Google Doc and printed BEFORE you start your interview. Let the person interviewed see the questions so he/she is prepared to answer

Questions about school, in general:

What do you enjoy___________________?

What is your favorite ___________________?

What is your least favorite _________________?

Describe a typical day ___________________?
Questions about the future

What are your goals for___________________?

What are your hopes for ___________________?

How do you want people to see you _________?

Who would you like to become?
Questions about behavior & personality:

Describe something challenging you’ve overcome.
Questions about interests & extracurricular interests/activities:

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

What do you read?

What hobbies do you have?

What do you like to do in your free time?

Questions about academics:What is your favorite book?  Why is it your favorite?

If you could be any character in a book, who would you be and why?

What is your favorite subject ? What do you like about it?
Interview Etiquette

Eye contact

A firm handshake

Polite manners

Fluent responses

good behavior

positive attitude
Use a Green Screen so you can have a cool and interesting  background either via Google Images or download from youtube using https://ytmp3.cc/

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Newscast/ Sportscast/ Weather Forecast

Newscast Google Doc

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Writing scripts and news stories also means understanding that you need to get straight to the point!

There’s no point in having an amazing news story but leaving the most important fact to the last sentence!

You can recap the key points from the video with this accompanying worksheet, or read a transcript of the video:

Watch the video

Pick your News, Sports or Weather story

Remember to cover the 5 W’s:

What’s happening?

Who is involved?

Where is this happening?

When is it happening?

Why is it happening?

Make sure you are:

Clear – use simple language

Concise – keep sentences short

Correct – check your facts, grammar and punctuation

Use a Green Screen so you can have a NEWSROOM/Weather/Sports background either via Google Images or download from youtube using https://ytmp3.cc/

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Famous Movie Scene Remakes

Famous Movie Scene Google Doc

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Scene____________________________ from the famous movie____________________________________

The scene should be no more than 3 minutes

On youtube go to the scene. Write out the script (words) to the scene on Google Docs. Print it out. (You may be able to google the scene script as well.)  Either way you will need a script so you can act out (or mouth words if you choose to do voice over)

Re-enact movie scene. Use a green screen so that your background can be the same as theirs.

If you download the scene from youtube , use video downloader for that https://ytmp3.cc/

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Dub/Music Videos

YouTube Video Remake 

Dub/Music Video Google Doc

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Music Video (3 minutes or less) made by regular people, not famous people or Famous people in a casual setting.

*****DO NOT DO A CHOREOGRAPHED MUSIC VIDEO!!!!

Choose a youtube music video no more than 3 minutes

On youtube go to the scene. Write out the lyrics (words) to the video on Google Docs. Print it out. You may be able to google the lyrics as well. Either way you will need a script so you can lip sync words (more than likely you will do voice over)

Re-enact the music video. Use a green screen so that your background can be the same as theirs.

When you download the scene from youtube , use video downloader for that .https://ytmp3.cc/

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SILENT FILM- 7th GRADE

Silent Film- Truth is Stranger than Fiction

Act out a News Story and turn into SILENT FILM

  1. Find interview on youtube
  2. Find 5 statements from the famous person being interviewed
  • (ex. Congressman says in video “ I’m proud of the fact”)
  1. Think of an outrageously silly question to ask before that statement
  • (ex. “How do you feel that your ratings in the polls are so low”)
  1. Download the video using https://ytmp3.cc/
  2. Trim blade everything out except the 5 statements
  • 6 Film yourself in front of a green screen asking the questions,
  1. Put your videos in FCP/iMovie before the statements
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